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T.H.E. Journal Vol. 27, No. 6 (2000) pp. 30–32
Describes the efforts at Pace University (New York, NY) to develop and refine electronic classrooms. Topics include technology integration; needs assessment; ergonomics and environmental design issues; small-group instruction for faculty training,...
Relationship between Age, Experience, and Student Preference for Types of Learning Activities in Online Courses
Journal of Educators Online Vol. 11, No. 1 (January 2014)
In this study, two researchers explored student learning preferences in online courses. They used the scholarship of teaching and learning process as a research model, and embedded a web-based survey and online focus groups in the online courses...
Technology-Rich Ethnography for Examining the Transition to Authentic Problem-Solving in a High School Computer Programming Class
Journal of Educational Computing Research Vol. 34, No. 4 (2006) pp. 319–352
This study utilized elements of technology-rich ethnography to create a rich description of a multi-user virtual environment in a high school computer programming class. Of particular interest was the transition that took place in classroom culture...
Fostering 21st Century Skill Development by Engaging Students in Authentic Game Design Projects in a High School Computer Programming Class
Journal of Educational Computing Research Vol. 44, No. 4 (2011) pp. 391–408
This study used technology-rich ethnography (TRE) to examine the use of game development in a high school computer programming class for the development of 21st century skills. High school students created games for elementary school students while...
The Information Systems Industry: What Abilities Does It Want from Its New Hires? A Look at the Southeastern U.S
International Academy for Information Management Annual Conference 1997 (1997)
In order to identify the information systems (IS) backgrounds and skills most in demand among employers in the Southeastern United States, the classified ads appearing in the region's major cities during the summer of 1997 were content analyzed....
AACE Journal Vol. 16, No. 4 (October 2008) pp. 367–383
This article discusses students' perceptions of the impact of technology integration in an interdisciplinary medieval English literature and multimedia course on developing higher-order thinking skills and team-building skills. The results indicate...
Factors Impacting Adult Learner Achievement in a Technology Certificate Program on Computer Networks
Turkish Online Journal of Educational Technology - TOJET Vol. 9, No. 2 (April 2010) pp. 97–107
This study investigates the factors impacting the achievement of adult learners in a technology certificate program on computer networks. We studied 2442 participants in 256 institutions. The participants were older than age 18 and were enrolled in...
Journal of Geoscience Education Vol. 58, No. 4 (2010) pp. 221–231
Learning optical mineralogy requires students to integrate a complex theory with microscope manipulations and image interpretation. To assist student learning, we performed lecture demonstrations during which digital photomicrographs were taken and...
Jim Knight; Barbara A. Bradley; Michael Hock; Thomas M. Skrtic; David Knight; Irma Brasseur-Hock; Jean Clark; Marilyn Ruggles; Carol Hatton
Journal of Staff Development Vol. 33, No. 2 (April 2012) pp. 18–23
New technologies can dramatically change the way people live and work. Jet engines transformed travel. Television revolutionized news and entertainment. Computers and the Internet have transformed just about everything else. And now small video...